How Microsoft & Steelcase Drive Creativity at Work

Creativity is the fuel for innovation making it an essential ingredient for business growth. Microsoft and Steelcase are bringing together place and technology to help people be creative at work. Listen as 360 editor Chris Congdon talks to Ralf Groene, general manager for Device Design for Microsoft, and James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design at Steelcase about the collaboration between the two organizations.

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